Die Schmittenhöhe for day guests

The Schmittenhöhe for day guests

An unforgettable day on the “sun child” of the Alps

One day, a myriad of possibilities: The Schmitten in Zell am See-Kaprun is among the top excursion destinations of the Salzburger Land region. And there are lots of reasons for that – we’ve listed the top five for you! Find out more about the winter activities for day guests on Zell’s landmark mountain.

A ski day on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See

Skiing down perfectly groomed slopes surrounded by a stunning mountain panorama – that’s what makes a ski day on the Schmitten so special. Relaxed and enthusiastic about what’s ahead, the challenging Trass descent should be first on your list of slopes to conquer. If you’ve still got some energy to spare afterwards, you can breathe some World Cup air at the Audi Ski Run. During a descent on the Skimovie Track, your day on the slopes gets captured on camera. The Nightslope is the perfect ending to a special and amazing day!  

Alongside a variety of slopes, day guests can also look forward to the Snow Park as well as various ski service offers. Families get their money’s worth on the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See, too! See for yourself … 

Five reasons for a day trip to Zell am See-Kaprun

You’d like to escape your daily routine? Clear your mind for a day, preferably in the Salzburger Land region? Then the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See is your perfect destination for an excursion. Why? Among others, for the following five reasons

  • On the so-called “sun child” of the Alps, the weather usually shows up in its “sun day best”. 
  • With more than 30 three-thousand-metre summits and Lake Zell, you can look forward to incredible scenic views. 
  • The cable car ride up the mountain in the Porsche Design cable car is a true highlight in itself. 
  • The Schmitten offers special day tickets for individual guests and groups. 
  • The varied winter activity offers by far exceed just skiing and hiking. 

Your journey to Schmitten joy

You’ve decided to pay the Schmitten a visit? That’s great! It’s located in the Zell am See region and thus right at the centre of the diverse Salzburger Land region. By car, bus or train – read more about the best options to come to the ski and hiking resort. We’ll tell you more about the parking options on site as well. That ensures a stress-free day on Zell’s landmark mountain. 

Quick tip: On the Schmitten, the cable car ride is the first highlight for day guests! Jump into the Porsche Design cable car or – in winter – into one of the Jukeboxx cable cars and up you go! 

Experiencing Zell’s landmark mountain away from the slopes

You’d like to experience Salzburg’s nature but not just on the slopes? Then you should visit the Schmittenhöhe! During a winter or snowshoe hike, you can explore the snowy landscape at a faster or more relaxed pace. On the Ronachkopf near the Schmittenhöhe in Thumersbach, everything revolves around ski touring – and the Schmitten holds plenty of other unforgettable experiences in store for non-skiers. 

Taking a break is a must! And a stop at one of the many cosy mountain restaurants and rustic huts on Zell’s landmark mountain is perfect for that.  

Tickets for special winter days on the Schmitten

Alone or as a group, during the week or on the weekend, a full day or just one single ride up the mountain. No matter what you’ve planned for your day on the Schmittenhöhe: At the valley stations of the lift facilities, you’ll find the right ticket! Day ski passes for Zell am See-Kaprun are also available in the online ticket shop.  

Vouchers for priceless mountain experiences

You know someone who’d get incredibly excited about a special day on the Schmittenhöhe? Wonderful! In the online voucher shop, you can purchase gift vouchers for the Schmittenhöhe. Perfect for unforgettable moments in the Salzburger Land region with your partner, friends or family!

The Schmittenhöhe: current updates

How’s the weather going to be? Which lifts and cable cars are operating? Are there any special events happening on the Schmitten that day? All these questions you should have an answer to before you’re on your way to Zell am See-Kaprun. The Schmitten webcams offer valuable insights, too. Find out everything you need to know to make your day trip a resounding success …